Alfred W. Lawson Books and Ephemera, 1890-2000

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Title: Alfred W. Lawson Books and Ephemera
Inclusive Dates: 1890-2000

  • Lawson, Alfred W. (Alfred William), 1869-1954
Call Number: M2003-104; M2005-041; M2011-085; M2012-058; M2014-011

Quantity: 11.8 cubic feet, 1.3 cubic feet of photographs, posters, and blueprints, 12 reels of 8 mm film, and 2 DVDs

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Published materials and miscellaneous ephemera concerning Alfred Lawson, a professional baseball player, an aviation pioneer active in the early aircraft industry in the 1910s and 1920s, and founder of “Lawsonomy,” a system of economics based on a general critique of science, philosophy, and human relations. Included are materials authored by Lawson, including Lawsonomy textbooks, books about aviation and bound copies of Fly magazine; materials concerning the University of Lawsonomy in Des Moines, Iowa, and campuses in other midwestern states; and miscellaneous newsletters, pamphlets, and ephemera. Also included are films of Lawsonomy gatherings and DVDs of interviews with Lawsonomy proponents Marjorie and Merle Hayden.

Language: English

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